Open Rank Faculty, Physical Therapy

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 2, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Other Health & Medicine, Physical Therapy
Employment Type
Full Time

Open Rank Faculty, Physical Therapy

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Open Rank Faculty, Physical Therapy position at the Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

SUMMARY : The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and teaching experience. The target start date for this position is July 1st, 2022.

The ideal candidate should have experience teaching orthopedic/musculoskeletal content to entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students.

Additionally, candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues.

In addition to teaching orthopedics/musculoskeletal content, responsibilities for this faculty position will include:

Teaching in other areas of expertise
Student advising
Service to the Department, College, and community


Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from a CAPTE-accredited education program.
An earned academic doctorate (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc, or DHSc) in an area related to physical therapy. Candidates approaching completion of a terminal academic degree will also be considered.

Experience & Qualifications

Minimum of 5 years of contemporary full-time post-licensure clinical experience.
Experience in teaching in a physical therapy education program.
Effective communication and collaboration skills in a team-oriented environment.
Demonstrated history of successful time management and organization.
Demonstrated history of nurturing learning in a diversity-rich environment.
Knowledge in the management of information, particularly computer technology.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

Must be licensed or eligible for license in the State of Georgia

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Manual therapy certification
ABPTS certification in orthopedics and/or sports

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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